Stravinsky’s funeral song is disinterred

We’ve just heard from Boosey & Hawkes, the music publishers, that Igor Stravinsky’s Funeral Song for orchestra, composed as a memorial tribute to his teacher Rimsky-Korsakov, receives its first performance in 107 years, conducted by Valery Gergiev at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg on 2 December.

As we were saying a few minutes ago…


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